- October 15, 1954 - April 22, 2010
of James' Passing
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“Our thoughts and prayers are always with you! We are truly sorry for the loss of your... Husband...father...brother...and grandpa! Tom & Deb
1 of 18 | Posted by: Tom & Deb Alt - Manassas, VA
Since I was a little tiny girl, you stole a piece of my heart and and you carried it with you all these years. Time and distance...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kim Riley Gaddy - Virginia
“Skeeter got me into racing with big block chevy engines. We raced together and we won together. Whenever Im ever strapped into a race car again you...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Ron Hamilton - Catlett Virginia
I have so many wonderful memories of weekends spent with you and Diana as a child. Food fights, picking grapes in your back yard and...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Dona J. Riley - Haymarket VA
“i haveknown you since i was such a little boy. you watched me grow up into who i am today. you and my dad have been best friends forever and cant...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Cory Hamilton
“May god be with you and look over you in this trying time.So sorry for your loss.
6 of 18 | Posted by: John Moton & family Strasburg VA.
“We are thinking about you guys and sending love & prayers your way.
Love, Angela, Rickey & Boys
7 of 18 | Posted by: Angela Trammell - Pennsboro,WV
“my dearest,sweet brother-my world is crushed but you will forever in my heart,you will be missed deeply
8 of 18 | Posted by: bonnie - shippensburg,pa
“We alyways knew Skeeter to have a smile on his face. He always had something good to say. He loved his grandbabies and they showed so much love for...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Robert & Barbara Quinlan
“Skeetie was a good neighbor and friend. Skeetie will be missed by all that knew him. Our thoughts and prayer are with Diana and his family.
Bob &...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Bob Smith - Nokesville, Va
“You will be missed. Our thoughts are prayers are with you and your family at this tough time.
Chrissy, Charlie & Callie
11 of 18 | Posted by: Chrissy Houtz - Bristow, Virginia
“You don't know what to say at a time like this, it is a shock and a heart ache, we will miss him, he was a friend and a fellow racer. May the Lord be...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Frqnk & Kathy Patton
“My Big Brother-My heart is aching & I will for ever love you.
I will always remember our talks, laughter & good times we had together. you made me...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Hatfield - Front Royal va
You are a great friend and will we miss you dearly You left our family with so many good memories we will cherish forever
Remembrance...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Russell,Karen.Heather & Justin Hawkins
“Skeetie GOD must have needed you a little sooner than others,so he called you home. You will be missed by alot of people.I just want you to know that...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: pam edmonds-kiser
“You will deeply be missed! Love You!
16 of 18 | Posted by: Sherry Testerman - Va.
“"my big brother" -was a kind & wonderful brother to me!! He was a fun & happy person to be around-he made me feel loved. I think I will miss most ...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: debbie - front royal va
“Skeetie,you will be missed in so many ways,you were there for me when your brother pasted away,you would call to see how I was doing for the past...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Ann - Colonial Beach,Va.
JAMES ROBERT "SKEETER" MORRIS, age 55, of Midland, Virginia died following a four wheeler accident Thursday, April 22, 2010 at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Skeeter was born October 15, 1954 in Leesburg, Virginia, son of the late Bennie B.Byrne and Minnie V. Morris. He was an avid drag racer, loved classic cars and a member of the Southern Outlaw Top Sportsman Racing Club. He was very much devoted to his three granddaughters. He was a loving husband, father, brother, brother-in-law and friend.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Morris.
Survivors include his loving wife of 28 years, Diana L. Morris; one daughter, Jennifer Quinlan and husband Christopher of Manassas, Virginia; six siblings, Hazel V. Kidwell of Front Royal, Virginia, Donna R. Edmonds of Maryland, Kathy A. Robey of Waynesboro, Virginia, Pam Kiser of Manassas, Virginia, Debbie Hatfield of Front Royal, Virginia and Bonnie K. Wright of Shipensburg, Pennsylvania and three grandchildren, Natalie Marie Quinlan, Kara Noel Quinlan and Alexis Kate Quinlan.
The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 P.M. Monday, April 26, 2010 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas where funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 27, 2010 with Pastor K.G. Skinner officiating. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens, Manassas.
Condolences may be sent to www.piercefh.com.